On Friday, the 49ers will interview Cardinals vice president of player personnel Terry McDonough for their general manager vacancy, sources tell Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com. McDonough is now the ninth known candidate presently in the mix for the position, as shown in PFR’s 49ers GM Search Tracker.
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The Niners have already interviewed Green Bay’s Eliot Wolf and Brian Gutekunst, Minnesota’s George Paton, Carolina’s Brandon Beane, Indianapolis’ Jimmy Raye III, and ESPN analyst Louis Riddick. Seattle co-directors of player personnel Scott Fitterer and Trent Kirchner are also slated to be interviewed.
McDonough has spent four seasons with the Cardinals. For the last three seasons, he has been in charge of the college and pro personnel departments while assisting with the negotiations of player contracts. All in all, he has 25 years of NFL scouting on his resume.
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